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Membership R220 p.a.

Simply by becoming a member of the Union of Jewish Women, you will be helping to assist underprivileged persons both within and outside of the Jewish community. Of course, if you’d like to become an active member and assist with one or more of our numerous projects, we would welcome you with open arms. Join us today – the need is overwhelming – the rewards are immeasurable!

Weekly friendship club lunch

Our weekly friendship club lunch is a delightful afternoon out for the elderly. Every month we celebrate the birthdays for the month with a delicious cake.

UJW Sewing Empowerment Programme

In June 2019 13 students graduated from the UJW Sewing Empowerment Programme. After 5 months of intense training and skills development, the students modelled their outfits and showed off a variety of different items. This project continues to impact many lives, by combating poverty through education and empowerment.

Alexandra Aftercare and Feeding Scheme

The Alexandra Aftercare and Feeding Scheme is a safe haven for many children in Alexandra, but also a place for our own children to grow and learn. Volunteers come in and interact with students of all different ages.

UJW Johannesburg hosted the Interim Meeting

In February 2019 UJW Johannesburg hosted the Interim Meeting and our Alexandra Aftercare students performed for those attending.

Relief to new moms

Every few months baby bags are delivered to a variety of clinics and hospitals around Gauteng, these bags consist of all the essentials needed for a newborn and bring much relief to these new moms.

Liberty went to deliver 1000 sandwiches to JGPS

After making sandwiches for Mandela Day, volunteers from Liberty went to deliver 1000 sandwiches to JGPS as well as cup a soup, on behalf of UJW. These excited children had full tummys and were able to take soup home to their families.

Johannesburg – Mandela Day 2017, Bags for new beginnings

UJW Jhb played fairy godmother to over 260 disadvantaged Moms who gave birth at Govt. Hospitals and Clinics on Mandela Day. The Moms received bags laden with goodies such as new blankets, baby grows, vests, beanies, bibs, booties, nappies, toiletries.

Garden of Hope

A self-empowerment project started in an informal settlement to teach the community vegetable growing skills. Before Two Months Later

Kosher Mobile Meals Convenor

Kosher Mobile Meals Convenor, Glenda, with some of UJW’s dedicated Kosher Mobile Meals Volunteers. KMM is Johannesburg’s flagship project

2017 Sewing School Graduation

2017 Sewing School Graduation. Students, none of whom had previously used a sewing machine, display their certificates. Each of them is wearing an outfit that they made.